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Conor McGregor sees no limit to his future in the boxing ring (Sports, 22 articles) [UPDATE]
A ruthless Floyd Mayweather scored a 10th round technical knockout over mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor on Saturday, the American cementing his legacy as an all-time boxing great with his 50th win in as many fights. McGregor was exhausted and hurt by the 10th round, his audacious venture undone by every logical problem with a mixed martial artist entering a professional boxing ring for the first time to take on the most accomplished boxer of recent years. McGregor was defiant after his 10-round loss to Mayweather, questioning whether the fight at the T-Mobile Arena should have been stopped at all. The bout between Mayweather and McGregor goes down Saturday night in Las Vegas, and bars here showing the fight on big screens want to pack their tables. McGregor has been kept pretty much under wraps ever since his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. was announced, emerging occasionally to trash Mayweather only to disappear again behind the closed doors of the UFC training center. Saturday's fight at the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas is being distributed live by Showtime Pay-Per-View, with pricing ranging from $90 to $100.

Redblacks fend off Lions' late charge to capture 2nd-straight victory (Sports, 5 articles)
Daniels caught a pair of touchdown passes from Bo Levi Mitchell to lead the Calgary Stampeders to a 23-7 win over the Argonauts. UMass fell behind early, but took command behind the Andrew Ford-Adam Breneman passing combination, before fading in the final quarter. Jovon Johnson and Kacy Rodgers each returned interceptions for touchdowns in the third quarter as the Roughriders came back from a bye week with a big 54-31 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos on Friday night.
Murray pulls out of U.S. Open, may miss rest of season (Sports, 5 articles) [UPDATE]
After a bunch of bad news about big names missing the U.S. Open, the folks who run the tournament are searching for a silver lining. At least Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal still will be in the field when play begins Monday, although even that didn't quite work out for the U.S. Tennis Association and its TV partners. " And we think tennis fans are going to see a lot of new, exciting young talent.

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